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Coming out of the Middle Ages : comparative reflections on China and the West. [Zouchu zhongshiji 走出中世紀. English]
AuthorZhu Weizheng 朱維錚
Hayhoe, Ruth
Pub. LocationArmonk, NYPublisherM.E. Sharpe
Date1990Phys. Desc.xii, 239 p. ; 24 cm
LocationHallway CasesCall NumberDS754.14.C56 1990
Coming out of the Middle Ages : comparative reflections on China and the West / Zhu Weizheng 朱維錚 ; translated and edited by Ruth Hayhoe.
Translation of: Zouchu zhongshi ji 走出中世紀. Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-228) and index.

Contents: Coming out of the Middle Ages: historical reflections on the late Ming to the late Qing -- The drama of "god-making" 360 years ago -- The Confucius of history and the history of Confucius -- Johann Adam Schall von Bell and Yang Guangxian -- Han learning and Western learning in the Eighteenth Century -- Yangming scholarship in early modern China -- A historical investigation into the early formation of the historical materialist viewpoint in China -- China's lost renaissance -- Appendix: The strange ideas of philosophers as one historical period supersedes another.

Keywords: Johann Adam Schall von Bell 湯若望, Yang Guangxian 楊光先, Kang Youwei 康有為, Neo-Confucianism , Historical materialism , May 4th movement, Hanxue 漢學.

Subject(s)China--Intellectual life--Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
China--Civilization--Western influences
China--History--Qing dynasty, 1644-1911--Western influences
Yang Guangxian 楊光先, 1597-1669
Jesuits—China--History
China--Intellectual life--Western influences
SeriesChinese studies on China
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #1057
ISBN0873326385LCCN90-8161OCLC21146650